Itinerary at a glance
Medieval flair meets Roman culture - Echternach is considered the oldest town in Luxembourg, in Saarburg it is worth climbing up to the castle ruins. Visit the amphitheatre in Trier followed by a visit to the pubs in the city centre.
Individual journey to the small wine village of Nittel. Your bikes will be delivered to the hotel the next morning.
You start your cycle tour down the Moselle to Oberbillig. There you take a ferry (not included) to Wasserbillig. From now on, the Sûre guides your cycle tour. The marvellous natural landscape along the German-Luxembourg border will inspire you. Echternach is the oldest town in Luxembourg. A medieval fortification wall, the basilica and a historic market square invite you to linger. Finally, you follow the Prüm for the last stretch until you reach today's stage destination in Irrel. Plan some time to visit the Irrel waterfalls.
The Nims cycle path accompanies you for the first part of today's stage. Fabulous nature and cultural highlights characterise this route in the Eifel. In the Bitburger Erlebniswelt, you can sample local brews on a guided tour. You will spend most of the rest of the day in the tranquil Kyll Valley. Here, too, you will be enchanted by the panoramic views and breathtaking nature. You follow the Moselle for the last stretch and have reached your destination for the day in Schweich.
You follow the beautiful Moselle upstream. You will soon reach Trier. In Germany's oldest city, you can follow in the footsteps of Roman history. You should definitely plan enough time to visit the Porta Nigra and the amphitheatre. From Konz you cycle through the tranquil Saar Valley. Pretty wine villages line your route to the medieval town of Saarburg with its castle ruins perched high above the riverbed.
Today you cycle the first section again in the enchanting Saar valley. At Mettlach you reach the Saar bend. The landscape is certainly one of the highlights of your tour. The most popular view is 180 metres above the river and is well worth the climb. Plan some time for a visit to the Villeroy and Boch experience centre. You leave the Saar at Merzig. From here you follow the sculpture symposium "Steine an der Grenze". Thirty-four sculptures are lined up here along the German-French border and show you the way to Perl.
In Perl you can visit the Roman Villa Borg. The cycle route takes you to the border triangle of Germany, France and Luxembourg. The municipality of Schengen became widely known through the Schengen Agreement. The Moselle runs here as the German-Luxembourg border. Follow the banks of the river to Remich. Here you can relax with a glass of wine. Continuing along the Moselle, you quickly reach the starting point of your cycle tour in Nittel. In the evening you have enough time to reflect on the many impressions of this wonderful cycle tour.
After breakfast you start your journey home. We are happy to book an extension to your holiday on request.
On the 3rd and 5th day there are easy to moderately difficult climbs. In the river valleys, the route runs on flat terrain. Overall, you should have a basic level of fitness, then this tour will be a real pleasure.
Prices and dates
Category: comfortable middle-class hotels
Services & Information
Further details about this tour
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Luggage transfer
- Best developed route
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
- 1 wine tasting
- Service hotline
- Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Nittel train station
- Frankfurt-Hahn or Luxembourg airport
- Partly free parking at the hotel, no reservation possible
Things to note
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
- Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
- This tour is a partner tour.
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